Posted By: Nick CampbellGreyscalegorilla

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Greyscalegorilla Licensing: Let’s Make This Simple

November 30, 2016 - By 

Attention Greyscalegorilla Customers and Future Customers

Please give us a few minutes to read this through.

As our big 40% off Sale approaches, some of our customers have let us know that our current software licensing may not be clear. We have recently simplified our licensing to make it much easier for both of us and I wanted to make sure everyone was aware of it.

Why All These Changes?

It’s been a long journey for us to find the best way to serve our customers and to build a sustainable software company.

As we grew, we tried many things. Some things worked, some didn’t. Last year’s “Renew Every Year” model was confusing and obviously not a good fit for us and most of our customers.

Solution: We Have Simplified our Licensing

As of October 2016, we began offering standard software licensing. What does this mean? In simple terms, it means we follow similar licensing practices as our software peers like Maxon, X-Particles, or Red Giant.

  1. What you buy, you own. No yearly fees or maintenance charges.
  2. You can always download your current software.
  3. Upgrade pricing will be available as we come out with significant upgrades to our products (Example: from Version 1.5 to 2.0).
  4. Smaller updates and releases will be free to current customers of that software (Example: from Version 1.0 to 1.5).

A Quick Example

If you own “Example Product 2.0” you will be able to continue to download and use the current version of “Example Product 2.0” without needing to upgrade or renew anything. If we come out with “Example Product 3”, then you will have the option of getting that at a discounted price since you are a registered owner of “Example Product 2.0”.

You do not have to pay for software that doesn’t get updated. You will also never lose access or pay for your access to your downloads.

In fact, our recently refreshed site also gives you the ability to log in and download your software at any time.

Expect Industry Standard Licensing

We are making a concentrated effort to keep our licensing simple from now on. Thanks for growing with us and putting up with all these changes.

From here on out, you can expect unique products and tools, not unique licensing terms. We will try to keep in step with other software companies that you purchase from to make it easy to understand for both of us.

Thanks again for joining us and being a valued Greyscalegorilla customer. We have a big year planned ahead and we appreciate you joining and supporting us.

Cheers,

Nick
Greyscalegorilla Inc.


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SALE: Get 40% OFF All GSG Products And Training

November 23, 2016 - By 

Treat Yourself!

Save some of your hard earned cash this year and get 40% off everything in the GSG Store.

  • One day only! December 6th!
  • Get 40% off everything made by Greyscalegorilla*
  • GSG Software and Training Series are included in the sale!
  • The perfect day to get software for you or your team.

  24 HR SALE STARTS 8am DECEMBER 6th

  24 HR SALE ENDS 8am DECEMBER 7th


Here are just a few of the deals happening one day only…

The C4D Rendering Suite. Usually $475. Get it for $285
Get 40% off HDRI Studio Rig. Usually $129. Get it for $74
Texture Kit Pro is usually $129. Get it for $74!

Save On Our Suites Too

Our Motion Suite, Rendering Suite and GSG Complete Suites are already discounted every day. But even THOSE are going on sale. That means you can get get all of our software for $419!!! If you purchased it seperately, it would be over $1200.

If you render with the Physical renderer in C4D, check out the C4D Rendering Suite and get it for $285 instead of $475.

Includes Training!

Want to learn Cinema 4D over the holidays? Check out our training site because everything there will also be 40% Get GSG Drive for only.

Get all the seasons of AskGSG for only $137 instead of $229.
We will even be offering our Animation Fundamentals training for 40% off.

Put the date in your calendar and we will see you for our biggest sale of the year.

*X-Particles is excluded in this sale. (Our X-Particles sale is on November 29th!)


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X-Particles Sale Is Over

November 22, 2016 - By 

The X-Particles Sale Is Over
But here is some good news for your wallet. Save 40%-65% off Everything GSG Sale is this Tuesday at 8AM CST.

Get 40% off all of the Greyscalegorilla Plugins and Training One Day Only.

Learn More About The Sale Here


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Animation Fundamentals Is Open!

September 29, 2016 - By 


Step 1: Watch this video above to learn about our upcoming class and how you can add realistic animation to your next project.
Step 2: Learn More About the Animation Fundamentals Class, Here.


CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP TODAY


Step Up Your Animation Game!

We have been working on making this the best C4D animation course to help you step up your animation and production level this year. We have the perfect teacher and the perfect environment to learn the skills you need to make your next project shine. We just need YOU!

The Spring Course is starting next week. Click below to sign up and get info about the next class.


ANIMATION FUNDAMENTALS CLASS INFO


 


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Half Rez 2016 Schedule And Sponsors

September 8, 2016 - By 

Half Rez 2016 is almost here and this will be the biggest one yet. Over 300 of you have signed up to come to the largest Motion Design conference in the midwest.

I wanted to take this opportunity to thank our sponsors and others that have helped make Half Rez happen this year.

We can’t wait to see you next week!!!

Sponsors


Simply put, our amazing sponsors make this event what it is. Please join me and thank them for helping make this event happen.

Half Rez Titles From Loosekeys


Thanks to Loosekeys for animating the Half Rez Titles this year.

Half Rez Speakers

We have an incredible line up of presentations planned for this year.

Chad Ashley: The State of 3D Rendering
3D and Motion Design has come a long way. Let’s celebrate our past and see what things we should take to the future and what things we leave behind.

Chris Schmidt: Cinema 4D Tutorial
This presentation will remain a secret until the night of the show. But if you have seen Chris’ presentations in the past, you know that you don’t want to miss this one.

Run Kick Shout: From Freelance to Starting a Studio
Nick Hopkins and Erik Jensen of Run, Kick, Shout! share their experiences as full-time and freelance artists, and the their path to opening a studio earlier this year. It’s gonna be a grab bag of do’s, don’t’s from two non-business types who are in the thick of it. Hold on to your butts, it’s gonna be a bumpy ride.

Beeple: Q&A
We are so excited to sit down and have a Q&A with the daily render master himself. Have a question for Beeple you want asked? Tweet us at @GSG3D and include #halfrez in the tweet.

So, what are you waiting for? Get your butt to Chicago and Sign Up For Half Rez Here.

Videos From Past Half Rez Events


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